Being grateful

23. November 2018 kindness 1
Yesterday was the 2018 Thanksgiving holiday. Didn’t even realize what day it was until the coffee kicked in. The plan was to go to the in-laws. I stayed home instead. Had the whole house to myself for a change. Jamming to the tune of J. J. Cale on Pandora, the house was rocking. So, I ...

Insomnia cures

16. September 2018 sleep spa 0
Insomnia cures
Ever had lucid dreams? Well I have, and here’s my definition of lucid dreaming: A lucid dream is clearly being in control; dreaming worth remembering. Imagining a pleasant outcome as in being the director of a movie or a fiction writer. Falling asleep with a dream and waking up with a purpose. That’s what I ...

Coffee hair

11. September 2018 grooming 0
Coffee hair
Coffee has beneficial oils that make the hair shiny. So, I’ve discovered a use for that left-over cooled down coffee brew. It tints my virgin hair as a free bonus. Virgin hair is┬áchemically unprocessed. Meaning no bleach, dyes, or perms. When my hair was chemically processed, hard water gave the ends an unwelcome damaged ombre ...

Baking Soda Scrub

09. September 2018 grooming 0
Baking Soda Scrub
Using plain, dry baking soda as a gentle scrub releases pores, oil and dirt from the skin. This is a simple remedy used by at least one cosmetic company as a primary ingredient ‘facial scrub’. The discovery is not a new idea, actually. For oily skin, the gentle scrub tightens my pores. The sensation is ...